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City:Lourdes

The "Dog of Pyrénées" Festival of Argelès-Gazost

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The festival dedicated to the 4 local dog breeds (patou, labrit, Gos d’Atura Catala and matin) takes place each year since 2001. Animations include dog agility demonstrations, dog parades, races etc.
Dates: September 16th and 17th 2017.
Argelès-Gazost is located some 13km south of Lourdes.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.argeles-gazost.com
eyecandyAddress:Argelès-Gazost, Hautes-Pyrénées
eyecandyPhone:05 62 97 00 25

Lourdes Museums

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Some of Lourdes museums are: The Pyrenees Museum housed in the Lourdes Castle: features the largest art, popular traditions and historic item collections related with the Pyreneen Mountains region. www.chateufort-lourdes.fr
The Wax Museum - it tries to recreate scenes from the New Testament and the life of Bernadette Soubirous. www.musee-de-cire-lourdes.com
The House of Sainte Bernadette - situated at 2 Rue Bernadette de Soubirous. The house where the parents of Sainte Bernadette lived displays photos and objects related to the life of the Saint.
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eyecandyAddress:Lourdes
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"Orpheon" Male Choir Concerts

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"Orpheon" is a men vocal group that has existed since 1867. The group that calls itself "Les enfants de Barège" (children of Barège mountain region) has won throughout the time numerous awards and the international recognition for their mountaineer repertory.
Concerts in the church of Luz St Sauveur on June 14, July 24, August 25 and September 19 2017. Concerts start at 9:00pm.
eyecandyWeb Site:www.orpheondeluz.com
eyecandyAddress:65120 Luz St Sauveur
eyecandyPhone:0683174704

TRAD' AZUN

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Traditional music festival.
Traditional dances and songs, traditional instruments, polyphonic music.
From September 1st to September 3rd 2017 from 2pm to 7pm.
eyecandyWeb Site:tradazun.jimdo.com
eyecandyAddress:Salle des fêtes, 65400 ARRENS-MARSOUS
eyecandyPhone:06.30.70.65.46